This Is the Single Best Reason to Delay Claiming Social Security as Long as Possible

Christy Bieber, The Motley Fool
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This Is the Single Best Reason to Delay Claiming Social Security as Long as Possible

When you're making a decision about when to claim your Social Security benefits, there are a lot of factors to weigh. You can choose to start your benefits as soon as you become eligible at 62, and doing so may be attractive if you're eager for early retirement or you want to enjoy your money when you're young and healthy. The money you get from the Social Security Administration is probably going to be your only guaranteed source of lifetime income that's protected against inflation.